Jacob Eugene Hinkle, 87, retired truck driver, enjoyed fishing, welding, Bike Week in Daytona

By on January 30, 2019

Jacob Eugene Hinkle, 87, of Lititz, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at home.

Born Friday, March 27, 1931 in Maytown, he was the son of the late Paul and Esther (Albert) Hinkle. He was the husband of Joy Ann (Lehigh) Hinkle, who passed away in February 2009.

Jacob was a man of many talents and could fix anything. He was retired from driving truck, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and welding. He loved to travel to Havre de Grace and Daytona Beach, Fla., for Bike Week, but was most of all dedicated to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by four children: Larry W. Hinkle and wife Luann of Bernville; Bonnie L. Bush of Lititz; Jacob E. Hinkle Jr. and wife Linda of Stevens and Teresa A. Hurst and husband Edwin of Lititz; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Madge Frecht of Daytona Beach, Fla.

Jacob was predeceased by five siblings: LaDene (Dene), Mildred (Mil), Paul (Peanut), Doris (Pat) and John.

Services were held Jan. 26 at Smedley-Finkenbinder Funeral Home, Marietta. Interment took place in Maytown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

Memories and condolences may be shared at FinkenbinderFamily.com. Arrangements by Smedley-Finkenbinder Funeral Home, Marietta.

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